Raka Suasta (Indonesian, b. 1940. Raka Suasta (Suwasta) is the most highly regarded of all Balinese artists in the use of pastels. A self-taught artist, his works appear in the most prestigious galleries in Bali, where they are avidly collected. His works are mostly still life and human figure drawing.
Educated - 1959 Sekolah Menengah Atas (SMA)
Solo Exhibitions - 1976 12th The Asia Modern Art Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan
Group Exhibitions -2014 Collective Asia, Maya Gallery, Singapore 1987-2012 Exhibition with Sanggar and friends, Jakarta & Surabaya (Thanks to Maya Gallery in Singapore forthe information about Suasta).
Country of Origin: Indonesia.
Title: "Purple Noon"
<edium: Pastel on brown paper
Size: 12. 3/4 by 19 1/4 inches (sheet); Framed under glass 23 1/5 by 30 3/4 by 1 1/2 inches.
Signed, dated, and inscribed lower right: Raka Suasta 88 / Bali
Condition: Sheet is secured to mat with archival corners. There appears to be no major visible condition issues to note.
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